University of Georgia police have closed a months-long investigation into a former employee's alleged scheme to shake down students who used UGA's computer network to illegally download music and other copyrighted material, reports the Athens Banner-Herald. When police arrested internet security analyst Dorin Dehelean three months ago, they were sure he had tried to extort more students than the woman who reported him, UGA police Chief Jimmy Williamson said. Following Dehelean's arrest, UGA police assured students they would not face criminal charges or administrative sanctions for violating the university's computer policy if they had a similar story to tell police....

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